Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

While the superstitious may avoid venturing outdoors this Friday the 13th, some lucky sky-watchers around the South Pacific may get to witness an event not seen on this spooky date in 44 years: a super-size new moon blocking out part...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=se1D-xe5DboAnd if that isn’t enough to whet the appetites of amateur stargazers, Mars will the closest to Earth it has been since 2003.During a total lunar eclipse, the sunlight which reaches the Moon is refracted by Earth’s atmosphere, which...
An asteroid the size of New York City's Statue of Liberty is expected to buzz by Earth Tuesday, and this time, scientists are ready and waiting. At its closest point, the asteroid – called 2010 WC9 – will be roughly 126,000...
Invisible dark matter makes up some 84 percent of the matter in the universe—but nobody really knows what it is. It doesn’t have atoms, electrons or protons like the stuff that makes up the normal matter we see around...
Around 8 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday night, an interplanetary shock wave slammed into Earth at supersonic speed. The density of the solar wind quadrupled and cracked open Earth’s magnetic field. Planetary K-Index skyrocketed. Bright, colorful aurora, visible to the...
Skywatchers are in for a special treat: Early Wednesday morning (Jan. 31), a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon coincide to create a rare lunar event that hasn't been seen in North America in more than...
We're about to see — for the very first time — the event horizon of a black hole, proving beyond any last vestige of doubt that Einstein’s interstellar monsters are real. And here’s what it will look like.While astronomers...
Doomsday may be here soon than expected, if you believe the conspiracy theorists claiming that the Earth is due to collide with another planet later this month.Bible passages apparently supporting the centuries' old prediction of the end of the...
The moon is on Monday going through a remarkable celestial event—the only one of its kind in a 28-year window.In under 24 hours, the moon will pass in front of three planets and one of the sky’s brightest stars....
The eclipse on Monday (Aug. 21 2017) was the first in nearly a century to cast the moon's shadow on the entire contiguous United States (the last one was in 1918). The moon's shadow crossed 14 states, from Oregon...

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